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Purple, pink, and yellow flowers

Kickstart Your Growing Season with These Plants

Spring is here and summer is right around the corner. If you want a blooming vibrant garden, then the time to kickstart the growing season is now! 

 

Every flower garden will be different, but many of the common staples will appear in almost every Ohio garden.  

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Gift Guide for the Mom That Loves Gardening

Gift Guide for the Mom That Loves Gardening

Trying to find the perfect gift for your mom or a mom in your life for Mother's Day can be a challenge. However, if your mom is passionate about gardening, then there are many gifts you can give her that will be sure to brighten her day.  

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Family of 3 gardening

A Beginner's Guide to Gardening

From young children helping their parents pat down the dirt in their backyard garden, to retirees basking in a lush backyard oasis, gardening is a hobby that is accessible and fun for people of all ages and abilities. The best part is that gardeners can match the intensity of their hobby with their level of commitment. 

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An alive house plant and a dead one

A Beginner’s Guide to Gardening: Why Do My Houseplants Keep Dying?

You dream of a vibrant home full of lush green plants and blooming flowers. There's just one problem: your houseplants keep dying! 

Keeping houseplants alive can be a serious challenge. People often forget that they are completely reliant on their owners for life, and if you are new to growing indoor plants it can be easy to underestimate the difference that something seemingly trivial like pot size or proximity to a window can make.  

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purple flowers

Look Forward to These Flowers Blooming in March

February 5, 2024  |  Early Blooming Flowers, Garden, Spring Flowers

If you love gardening as much as we do, then you can hardly wait until spring arrives. There is nothing as joyful or exciting as the first blooming flower of the year. Fortunately, you don't have to wait for April showers to bring May flowers, many species of flowers begin blooming as early as March.  

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Herbs in a pitcher

Your Complete Guide to Growing Winter Herbs

January 8, 2024  |  Growing Herbs, Indoor Herbs, Tips and Tools, Winter

For many people, winter is the one time of year when gardening is a no-go. But it doesn't have to be that way. Even in the winter, you can practice both indoor and outdoor gardening. How? By growing hardy herbs, of course! 

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A cardinal on a tree branch. The text reads, "Winter Bird Feeding Ideas"

Winter Bird Feeding Ideas

December 4, 2023  |  Bird Feeding, Ohio Birds, Winter

We all love feeding birds, and this beloved hobby does not have to stop during the winter. Winter bird feeding is a discipline all its own and many birds rely on food from your feeders during the coldest months.  

Begin the winter bird feeding process by noting which birds are coming to feed in your yard and how they differ from those that come in spring, summer, and fall. Research which types of foods those birds eat and start filling your bird feeders with the types of food that will attract the birds you want.

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